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What are java applets?

Java applets are small programmes written in the Java programming language which run locally on a user's computer rather than on a server. Java applets are embedded into web pages and run separately from the browser when the web page is opened.

Java applets and SEO

Despite advancing technology search engines struggle to cope with programmes that run in the Java programming language. It's best practice to assume that search engines will ignore the code written within these programmes.

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